Leather key basket


Title
Leather key basket
Description
Oval-shaped leather key basket (HOA 8", WOA 7 1/8", DOA 3 1/2"). Sewn leather sides are tacked to a wooden bottom with a row of brass tacks around bottom edge. Replaced leather strap loop handle; ends are sewn to each long end of the basket. The basket would have been used to collect keys to doors throughout a plantation and other items requiring a key to secure them. Its importance to security on a plantation is described in the video.
Date
1790-1810
Original Format
equipment
Extent
Local Identifier
Historic Hope Plantation
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
Historic Hope Plantation
Rights
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